Indonesian Landslide has Left 8 People Dead & 100 Missing

A landslide in Indonesia that was caused by torrential rains has left 8 people dead, destroying 105 houses and left at least a 100 people missing.

Hundreds of rescuers, including police, soldiers and residents, were digging through the debris with their bare hands, shovels and hoes for the people still missing.

Indonesian Landslide has Left 8 People Dead & 100 Missing

Officials said that the ground was still unstable and most rescue work was being carried out manually. Heavy machines were trying to clear mud that had cut access to the location.

There was no phone signal in the area, making coordinating rescuing efforts difficult, they added. Heavy rains triggered the landslide in the Karangkobar district of central Java.

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